Running for: State Senate District 6
Machaela Cavanaugh is an Omaha native with nearly 20 years of experience in community engagement and public affairs. A mother who just had a baby on the campaign trail, she is a candidate to represent the 6th District (Central, West-Central Omaha) in the Nebraska State Legislature. Extremely involved in her community, Machaela served as the Director of Development for Opera Omaha and the American Province of the Servants of Mary, and a Staff Assistant in Washington D.C. for U.S. Senator Ben Nelson. Her platform includes strengthening Omaha’s schools, cutting property taxes for Omaha families, helping Omaha families and senior afford health care and creating safer neighborhoods. To read more on her issues click here.
“I am running for the Nebraska Legislature’s 6th District because I believe that every child in our state deserves a quality education, a full stomach, and affordable healthcare. I am running because I believe that paid family leave should be available to all families, not just the lucky few. I am running because I believe the people of District 6 deserve an independent voice who will put what is right for our state above partisan politics.”